VIDEO: Conversation With George Weigel: The Bible and the Future of the West

By Yoram Hazony, January 31, 2016 | 2 responses

Recent years have witnessed the resurgence of an old question: Whether the West is in decline. But there has been relatively little discussion of what relationship such decline may have to the abandonment of the Hebrew Bible as a pillar sustaining European and American political life. On November 12, 2015, I joined the eminent Catholic theologian George Weigel at the Tikvah Fund in Jerusalem for a conversation on this topic. Our dialogue was moderated by our dear mutual friend Daniel Johnson, the editor of Standpoint magazine in the UK.

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2 Responses to "VIDEO: Conversation With George Weigel: The Bible and the Future of the West"
February 14, 2016
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I agree with Dr. Hazony that some speakers present ideas in a dogmatic fashion, talk down to their audience and make them feel that they have the whole truth and that other ideas are illegitimate. His decrying this situation is
Aryeh Hoffman
February 1, 2016
Very insightful and interesting conversation.Many thanks.
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